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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From the Wade-Giles romanization of Mandarin Chinese (, shaman)

NounEdit

wu (plural wus)

  1. (historical) A Chinese shaman or shamaness

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

wu m (uncountable)

  1. Wu (Sinitic language)

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Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • hu (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *u.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

wu (with genitive)

  1. at; at the home, office, workshop, etc. of (compare German bei, French chez, Latin apud, etc.)

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

wu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Compare Tocharian B wi.

NumeralEdit

wu m

  1. (cardinal) two

Related termsEdit